Australian Labor Party

Australian left-of-centre political party

The Australian Labor Party is Australia's oldest political party. Our history is intertwined with the history of Australia’s democracy and labour movement.

Labor’s commitment to fairness at work, access to quality education no matter what a person’s circumstances and a firm belief that we should all have the same opportunities in life underpin what we do.

Labor has always aimed to, in the words of former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam:

"Promote equality, to involve the people of Australia in the decision-making processes of our land, and to liberate the talents and uplift the horizons of the Australian people."

Membership of the Australian Labor Party is open to all residents of Australia who share our objectives.

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12 Feb 2019HearingSenate Hansard 12 Feb 2019
12 Feb 2019StatementThe current review should finish before we have another one. The government should put more money into the system
12 Feb 2019StatementThe government has neglected family law but the current inquiries should finish before we start another one